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Faithfulness that Honors God

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Nebuchadnezzar Loses His Mind

It is difficult to go through Daniel chapter 4 without realizing that, in our day and time, Nebuchadnezzar would have been diagnosed with some type of mental disorder, medicated to the point of absurdity, and put in an institution with little or no hope of returning to a normal life. But, what is the Biblical view of mental health? How ......

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An Extraordinary Affection for an Extraordinary Church

Most people today skip over sections of scripture like Romans 16:3-16 because they do not see the relevance of a "list of names". In this sermon, however, Pastor Voddie Baucham reveals the true depth of the affection that Paul has for the believers at Rome. It is an extraordinary affection for an extraordinary church!...

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Hospitality Towards Believers

As we enter into the last chapter of Romans 16, we see some of the most personal portions of this letter to the Romans. In this first sermon, we look at the idea of showing hospitality towards other believers. More specifically: Why and how do we show hospitality towards other believers in Christ?...

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Passing Judgment

Our culture has come up with a new "John 3:16," a new verse that everyone knows and quotes all the time. Our culture's new verse that everyone knows is "Do not pass judgment". In Romans 14, we see a verse that talks about passing judgment on the brethren. What does that really mean? What is the difference between "making" a ......

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Where Unity Comes From

Churches today are marked by the same problems that Paul was addressing to the Roman church near 2000 years ago. There are people with weak faith mixing with people of stronger faith and the two seem to have problems getting along. However, in this sermon we see Paul addressing the source of true unity in the church. What is the ......

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Liberty of Conscience

The Jews and Gentiles in the book of Romans had a hard time coming together because of the different scruples that they had regarding their customs. But who was right and who was wrong? Did Paul condemn them both? He actually allowed them to live together by their own consciences, but what does that mean? How do we have a ......

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Motivated by the Gospel: Eschatological Hope

Our motivation for righteousness and holiness comes from the Gospel. An aspect of that message is highlighted in the last paragraph of Romans 13. That aspect is our eschatological hope or the age that is to come. Paul points to this hope of recreation as a motivating factor in our pursuit of holiness and righteousness. In this sermon, Pastor Voddie ......

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Love Debt

Our culture is constantly confused on the idea of "love". More importantly, our churches are confused on the relationship that "love" has with the Moral Law of God. These two things are not so separate as many would like to believe. Are we able to forget the law because we live in an age of grace? How are we supposed ......

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Politics, Government, and Biblical Authority: Part 4

GfBC wraps up its "mini-series" on Romans 13:1-7 with a final look at how we are to support our authorities. What is a biblical view of taxation? What about honoring and respecting those who have been placed over us? This sermon on Romans 13:5-7 will answer those questions.  For a comprehensive understanding of Politics and Religion, view this book by ......

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